National Theater Festival Kicks off Today in Camagüey

1 Camagüey, Sep 7.- Artists of Havana's Humour Promotion Center will start tonight the performances corresponding to the 14th National Theater Festival Camagüey 2012 at the city's Principal Theater. Kike Quiñones, Iván Camejo and the group Pagola la Paga will present their show “Reír es cosa muy seria” (Laughing is a very serious matter), after the opening ceremony by the

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Cultural Event Wraps up Today in Camagüey

0 Camagüey, Aug 13.- Full of satisfaction due to the happiness shared in this literary feast, the people of Camagüey will see off today the attendees to the 9th edition of the Cruzada Literaria (cultural event featuring book presentations, literary debates, book readings) which – as usual – welcomed writers and artists from several cities countrywide. Organized by the Camagüey-based

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Ninth Edition of Literary Event Pulsates in Camagüey

1 Camagüey, Aug 9.- Books, guitars and the strong determination of spreading art all along the most far-off latitudes of Camagüey province feature the 9th edition of the Cruzada Literaria in Camagüey, a wide array of literary activities betting on the direct exchange between artists and audience. In the event’s opening remarks, writer and honorary member of the Hermanos Saíz

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Cubans Pay Homage to National Poet Nicolas Guillen

0     Camaguey, Cuba, Jul 10.- A workshop on the work of Cuban National Poet Nicolas Guillen is underway in this eastern Cuban city, where the outstanding poet was born 110 years ago. Cuban scholars will make presentations on the work of Guillen, including his journalistic style, his collection of letters and his poems in the context of the

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Art in the Streets at Havana Biennial

2 Havana, May 5. – Public spaces in this capital will be among the main scenarios of the 11th edition of the Havana Biennial, in which 114 artists from 45 countries will exhibit their works along streets, squares and parks. Different esthetics modalities, including traditional ones and those related to the latest technologies, will be present in this edition of

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Poetry Festival in Havana

3 Havana, Apr 25.- Artists from 40 countries are expected to gather on May 21-24 for the 16th International Poetry Festival of Havana, dedicated to Afro-Caribbean poets and to the 100th birthday anniversary of Cuban playwright Virgilio Pinera (1912-1979.) The largest delegations will be from Venezuela, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina and Canada, the organizing committee informed in a press conference at

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Trinidad &Tobago for Stronger Cultural Links with Cuba

0 Havana, Dec 22. -Artists from Trinidad and Tobago are interested in strengthening cultural relations with Cuba, said Ambassador to Havana Jennifer Jones."They want to come and exchange different art expressions with Cubans, and also want Cuban artists to do the same in Trinidad and Tobago," said Jones in exclusive remarks to Prensa Latina. The diplomat announced that during her

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More than 100 Experts to Attend Havana Cigar Symposium

0 Havana, jul 11. -More than 100 researchers, museologists, collectors, journalists and artists have confirmed attendance at the 4th international symposium Havana-Habanos 2011, to be held on July 5-7. The director of the Tobacco Museum in Old Havana, Zoe Nocedo, is chairing the event's organizing committee and said participants would discuss the history of Cuban cigars, known as habanos; markets,

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